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Amsterdam City Guide
Amsterdam is one of the most beautiful and romantic cities in Europe. Its canals wind through the city, offering opportunity for scenic boat cruises and walks. And while Amsterdam has all of the perks of a big city, such as a vibrant culture, good transport and a lively nightlife scene; the city also has serene green spaces. Put simply, this diverse city has something for everyone.
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Best time to visit Amsterdam
The Best Time to Visit Amsterdam
Much like other destinations throughout Europe, the spring and summer months are the busiest time of year for travellers visiting Amsterdam. Spring is also flowering season for the Netherlands’ hallmark tulip. The weather during spring and summer in Amsterdam is mild and pleasant; August is the hottest month. Don’t count out Amsterdam travel during autumn and winter though. The city is just as beautiful, and chances are that the streets, hotels and restaurants will be quieter. Accommodation may also be cheaper.
Departing from Auckland Airport (AKL)
There are more than 70 Auckland (AKL) to Amsterdam (AMS) flights departing per day. Auckland Airport (AKL) is by far the busiest airport in New Zealand, handling around 70% of the international traffic in the country. The airport is located 20 kilometres from the city centre. AKL to AMS flight depart from the international T1 terminal at Auckland Airport (AKL).
Getting to Auckland Airport (AKL)
Auckland Airport (AKL) offers travellers many transportation options. The SkyBus service is reliable, easy to use and convenient. A trip on the bus, from the city centre to the airport, takes about an hour and costs $18NZD. A taxi can cost about $70NZD, if departing from Auckland’s CBD.
Parking at Auckland Airport (AKL)
There are to car parking options at Auckland Airport: the general car park, and the economy cark park. Both parks have uncovered and covered spaces for cars. Travellers using the economy car park will need for walk for about 10 minutes to reach the terminal.
Arriving at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) is the main international airport in the Netherlands. It is located 9 kilometres from the city centre, and is the third busiest airport in Europe.
Getting from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) to Your Hotel
Amsterdam Airport (AMS) offers travellers many transportation options. The most popular one is public transport, which comes in the form of a bus. There is a bus line that will take you from the airport, directly to the city centre. And, if you want to have a quicker ride, you can always opt for a taxi. Metered taxis can be found anywhere, so finding one will not be a problem.
Things to do
Things to do in Amsterdam
Van Gogh Museum
The Van Gogh Museum holds the largest collection of Vincent Van Gogh’s works, including paintings, drawings and letters. A selection of his most recognisable works are also housed here. A visit to the museum offers travellers a look into Van Gogh’s history, life and masterpieces. As well as learning how Van Gogh’s personal style evolved throughout his life, visitors will also be able to view the works of some of his artist friends and contemporaries.
Explore Amsterdam’s Canal Network
The famous canals of Amsterdam date back to the 17th century, built as a way to control the flow of the Amstel River. An amazing way to explore this network is booking a boat cruise that travels along these canals. Float down the water on one of these boats, passing under curved bridges and by quaint streets. Some boats have open-top viewing decks for travellers to sit out on and relax.
Dam Square is a large public square, just a five-minute walk from Centraal Station. It is fringed with food stalls, restaurants and shops, plus pretty buildings, so it is a popular stop-off with tourists. Here, visitors will also find the National Memorial Statue and the New Church. It is a great place to people-watch or relax with a snack. Book flights from Auckland to Amsterdam with Webjet to take your own happy-snaps of this beloved town square.